While the Lee Crew was assigned to the 546th BS on 13 March 1943 at Wendover, most of its members were transferred elsewhere prior to going overseas. Tate remained with the squadron and became a regular member of the Floyd Edwards Crew, flying with them to England and also on several missions. He was on the Sweningsen Crew when they were shot down on 17 August 1943.
Smith apparently served in the Pacific with the 5th Bombardment Group flying B-24s. Battin served with the 100th BG and ended up a POW. Anderson was transferred out of the 546th Bomb Squadron on 30 March 1943.
The following were involved in a flying accident in Oregon on 1 August 1943, and all perished except Perez: Lee, Lilly, Perez, Priest, Puzio, and Wilson.
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